Patents

High-strength Chemically Resistant Thin Sheath Fibers and Methods of Manufacture

February 28, 2004

1. A fiber comprising: a core that is formed from a core material, and a sheath that is formed from a sheath material and at least partially surrounds the core, wherein the sheath material comprises a fluoropolymer; and wherein the sheath material has an apparent shear viscosity VS that is equal to or less than an apparent shear viscosity of the core material VC.
  • 2016 International Buyers Guide

    2016 International Buyers Guide

    July 15, 2016
    Our annual Buyers’ Guide lists nearly every supplier and producer involved with the global nonwovens industry.

  • Raw Material Round Up

    Raw Material Round Up

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||June 9, 2016
    Suppliers to nonwovens manufacturers continue to innovate.

  • Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Fiber Producers Hone in on Hygiene

    Tara Olivo, Associate Editor||June 9, 2016
    Growth in hygiene markets has spurred innovation among these suppliers to the nonwovens industry.